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Oct 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
's the behar bunch. >> only on current tv. (vo) cenk uygur is many things. >>oh really? >>tax cuts don't create jobs. the golden years as the conservatives call them, we had the highest tax rates, and the highest amount of growth, and the highest amount of jobs. those are facts. >>"if you ever raise taxes on the rich, you're going to destroy our economy." not true! ♪ >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." ♪ >> bill: all right. let's get to the song here. ♪ don't no why ♪ ♪ there's no sun up in the sky ♪ ♪ stormy weather ♪ >> bill: a little slow getting to the punch line there. but headline in the new york sometimes, northeast braces for deadly surge and lashing wind. where it is? how bad it is. ray stagich joining us again this morning, meteorologist for the weather channel. hey, ray good to have you back. we were talking just an hour ago, so just update us for those who might not have been here in the first hour sandy is -- >> sandy is an 85 mile an hour hurricane, that's from up a 75 mile an hour storm. pressure down to 946 mill bars and getting into that un
Nov 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
us back not to the poll tax but to some things that resemble it. >> that's precisely right. let's keep in mind, back then, they said look, we had to have a poll tax because a man who couldn't afford to pay the poll tax -- his vote could be bought. they said we had to exclude women from voting because each man -- who was married would have two votes. i think probably reversing the reality inside of most homes. so they always have a -- so-called reason for doing this. this time, they're saying look, we've gotta have strict photo i.d. because the reality is that people could impersonate voters. well, the reality is that people don't. you know in pennsylvania, we took them into court and the state was forced to admit on the stand that no -- no one had ever prosecuted anybody of voter fraud. they never even investigated a case. there was no credible complaint in the history of the state. we've seen this in state after state. my favorite was in south carolina where governor haley got all over the front pages of the sta
Nov 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
that. but if he were to pass a carbon tax right now, for this country alone, can we reverse the tide? i mean is it too late? i mean can we stop -- you know these disastrous impacts that we -- that climateologists predict. >> i think people should know we are stuck with a certain amount of warming. the hope is if we acted aggressively now as the leader of the world, we could get a global -- >> bill: slow it down or reverse the trend. >> yeah, the goal would be to limit it to 3.5, 4 degrees farenheit, rather than 10 degrees fahrenheit. so we have our -- you know we have our control over avoiding the worst. >> bill: we said this -- we're talking to joe romm editor of theprogress, you have your own site too? >> climateprogress, but it's part of >> bill: okay. we were talking about the drought, heat wave and other events, and now hurricane sandy. what is going to get to get congress to act? >> i think this has been a wake-up call. mayor bloomberg as you said made climate change front and center. he said if this were the romney of 2003 i might have sup
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